31st Jul 2018

Nike is Revolutionising Retail: Here’s How

Nike’s latest approach to delivering the perfect in-store experience has been lauded as ‘drastic’ and a ‘new age’ for retail – but when you think about it, it’s just plain logical – which means every other retailer should be learning from this approach – and fast.

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11th Jul 2018

How to Use Instagram Insights Overview

If you’re a retail business than you’ve probably already set yourself up as a Business on Instagram and and are using the new Shopping feature. (If not, we’ve previously written this handy guide on how…

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2nd Jul 2018

How Can PR Help the Growth of your Small Business?

As a small business, it can be difficult to determine why your business needs public relations (PR). Perhaps you’re not really sure what PR is and you don’t understand what it is a PR agency…

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25th Jun 2018

9 Ways to Improve your Email Marketing Results

Did you know that on average you make £38 for every £1* invested in email marketing (Statista)? In other words, email marketing averages an ROI of 3700%. Just last year, there were 3.7 billion global…

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14th Jun 2018

Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Agency Venture Stream to Expand Following Six-Figure Investment

Award-winning ecommerce and digital marketing agency, Venture Stream, plans to treble in size over the next two years after securing six-figure investment to fund its expansion.

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3rd May 2018

Social Media and Measuring Retail Sales

Social media has been prevalent worldwide for more than a decade, from the founding of Facebook in 2004 to the introduction of Instagram in 2010. And with the ever-growing presence of social media, advertising expenditure on social platforms has grown year after year. In 2017, social media ad spend made up 34.5% of total worldwide digital ad spend (Statista, 2018). But why are businesses spending so much of their budget on social media?

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19th Apr 2018

Google Analytics Conversion Probability Launches BETA

This week saw the latest BETA release of a Google Analytics report; Conversion Probability. You can find it by logging in to your Google Analytics account, opening the ‘Audience’ suite of reports, expanding the ‘Behavior’…

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5th Apr 2018

How to Create a Shoppable Feed on Your Instagram

Shopping on Instagram directly from your feed is now available in the UK after finally being rolled out across selected accounts. Already running in a similar fashion in the US for retail businesses such as…

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27th Mar 2018

10 Common Ecommerce Marketing Mistakes – and how to fix them

Global eCommerce is on the rise, with an estimation of total sales reaching $4.5 trillion by the year 2021. Now more than ever you need to be sure you are running your eCommerce site to…

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20th Mar 2018

Wasim Murtaza Joins Venture Stream as PPC Executive

Venture Stream’s continued expansion sees Wasim Murtaza join the team as PPC Executive. Previously working in-house in a marketing and business development role at a law firm, Wasim moves to agency side, seeking to broaden…

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8th Mar 2018

More search interest in KFC than Brexit: 10 Interesting Google Trends Maps from 2018 so far

Venture Stream uncovers some interesting Google Trend maps from 2018 so far that show just how interested we are in certain topics compared to others.

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27th Feb 2018

North East Online Marketplace ‘That’s Champion Pet’ Welcomes 50th Partner

Our local marketplace, ThatsChampionPet.co.uk, has agreed a partnership with its 50th local brand just one year after launching.

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